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2017-1789-JL: Davidson Support Services Segment - Network Intrusion Detection (NID) Incident Manager (NIM) Analyst - Colorado Springs, CO
LocationCO, Colorado Springs
ScheduleFull Time
Company3) Davidson Support Services Segment
Job Responsibilities
The Network Intrusion Detection (NID), Network Incident Manager (NIM) Analyst will support the Government Communication Network (GCN) by providing secure & survivable communications and network management services between all elements of the system. The position is located at SAFB Colorado Springs, CO and is a permanent position.
The NIM Engineer is responsible for monitoring all mission network traffic and may be requested to provide the 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, 365-days a year (24/7/365) capability, with re-call, to detect network attacks to Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) network communications. The candidate will support Information Assurance/Computer Network Defense Analysts for monitoring and analysis.

The following tasks and services shall be performed:
  • Support monitoring of systems, servers, infrastructure, and software, to include firewalls, proxy servers, and intrusion detection systems 
  • Review system and firewall logs and IDS alerts using approved tools and in accordance with operating procedures
  • Quickly isolate and take appropriate action to mitigate security threats
  • Provide analysis and develop reports and metrics that support findings
  • When required, participate with the incident response team in a technical hands-on role to support the investigation, response, resolution identification, and root cause analysis
  • Work with management to recommend and implement additional controls to prevent future incidents
  • Support other teams by responding to requests for more information and assisting with specific projects
  • Monitor information security intelligence threats and keep apprised of pertinent events, research, and developments
  • When required, perform software loading
  • Provide inputs to the respective operations work schedule
  • Provide weekly cost and status reports
  • Attend daily/weekly/monthly support meetings, as requested
  • The NIM Analyst will be expected to complete from the program general system familiarization, safety, security, and NIM training at the designated facility
  • Qualifications
  • IAM/IAT Level III certification (CISSP preferred or associate, CISA, GSE, SCNA)
  • CND certification (GCIA, SSCP, GCIH, CSIH, CISA, GSNA, CISSP-ISSMP, CISM); a CEH may be acceptable
  • A minimum of six (6) years' experience with design or operations of telecommunication networks (years of experience may be substituted for years of education per the skills definitions
  • Completion of all company and contract required training

  • Desired Competencies/Experience/Certifications:
  • Vendor certifications (ARCSight, Checkpoint, CCNA or CCSP)
  • Knowledge of DoD Communication Network Architectures
  • Knowledge of Network Operations Center (NOC) documentation
  • Experience in information security, network administration or system administration
  • Experience with ARCSight and Snort
  • Operating system certification

  • Clearance:
  • Must possess a secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a top secret clearance